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New drilling rules pass state House

DENVER - Colorado's new gas and oil rules cleared a major hurdle Thursday, winning initial approval in the House of Representatives.The recent bust in Western Colorado's gas industry hung over the...

DATE: March 13, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Game-winner

DATE: March 13, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Owen faces parents, staff on 9-R cuts

Less than a year into his tenure, Superintendent Keith Owen stood before a skeptical crowd Thursday, defending his plans to cut jobs in Durango School District 9-R.About 70 parents, students,...

DATE: March 13, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Stimulus money could be coming to local schools

Superintendent Keith Owen said Durango School District 9-R could benefit from the federal stimulus bill recently signed by President Barack Obama.Specifics are still hard to come by, Owen said in...

DATE: March 13, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Refiner donates tanker hull

Where some see a useless heap of metal, the Durango Fire & Rescue Authority sees a useful training tool.That's why officials with the authority were pleased to learn they would receive from Western...

DATE: March 12, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango & Silverton train station burglarized

The Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad station was burglarized early Wednesday.The burglary occurred at 1:24 a.m. at 479 Main Ave.The burglar apparently was scared off by an audible alarm,...

DATE: March 12, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Residents named to advisory boards

The city of Durango has named 17 volunteers to serve on nine different boards and commissions.In doing so, the city also consolidated four recreation boards into two boards - the Natural Lands...

DATE: March 12, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

High inventory forecast for real estate in Durango in '09

Durango home prices could slide in 2009, but transactions should pick up, a real estate brokerage predicted Wednesday.In its annual forecast at Fort Lewis College, The Wells Group predicted the...

DATE: March 12, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

3.2 beer measure falls flat

DENVER - Strong emotions flowed over weak beer Wednesday night, as more than 500 people packed into the state Capitol to see lawmakers kill a bill that would have let grocery stores sell...

DATE: March 12, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Fowl play

DATE: March 12, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Tipton asks top attorney to address pollution

DENVER - State Rep. Scott Tipton wants Colorado's attorney general to get involved in the controversy over Four Corners air quality.Tipton, R-Cortez, sent a letter to John Suthers on Monday, asking...

DATE: March 12, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Ballot bingo

DATE: March 12, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

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